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    31 Amazing Gifts From Black-Owned Businesses

    To give or to give yourself? #23 makes that choice especially hard. 😭🎁

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    1. Festive Santa sweatshirts for the folks in your life who lovvvve themselves some Christmas, and love cozying up in comfy clothes even more.

    Trinigee / Etsy

    I also can't NOT tell you that this shop is also woman-owned and has Black Nutcracker sweatshirts too. 😭😭😭

    Get the sweatshirt on the left from the Trinigee shop on Etsy for $35 (available in six colors) and the one on the right for $35 (available in eight colors; both available in sizes S–2XL and with free shipping).

    2. Vegan disinfectant toilet tablets for the neat freaks who live to clean their home from top to bottom. They'll be so happy you gave them something they can use and that'll support their favorite pastime. (Hi Mom! Yes, I'll be getting these for you, too.)

    small white tablets shaped like snowballs
    SiVi Tidy Co.

    Just drop the tablets into your toilet bowl, let 'em sit for three to five minutes, wipe, then flush. BTW, these tablets are made by a Black-owned vegan cleaning company based in Palm Beach, Florida. The brand will also donate a portion of whatever you buy to the charitable cause you choose out of the four available!

    Promising review: "I just received my order and immediately used it. I have never in my life been so eager to clean a toilet. #Extremeadulting. It honestly works and as soon as you open the bag, it smells amazing. The bag comes with these wooden tongs so you can pick up the bombs without getting the residue on your fingers. My bathroom smells great and looks great. Excellent job and will definitely re-purchase.” —Aaliyaah S.

    Get it from SiVi Tidy Co. for $8 (available in a 12-count bag and two scents).

    3. A Red Bay coffee beans set for anyone who knows that a cup of fresh joe is pretty much the best way to start anything., Amazon

    The set comes with three 12-ounce packs of their bestselling coffee beans including Coltrane, Motherland, and King's Prize. They're all made in small batches in Oakland, California but originate in a variety of places across the globe including Ethiopia, Burundi, Columbia, and Sumatra.

    Also, Red Bay Coffee is Black-owned. The brand intentionally works toward diversifying the coffee industry by creating opportunities for people of color, folks who were formerly incarcerated, women, and people with disabilities.

    Get them from Red Bay Coffee on Amazon for $45.59 (originally $56.99; free Prime one-day shipping).

    4. Zach & Zoë Creamed wildflower honey produced on a family honey bee farm with all-natural processes to sweeten up foods and drinks with no worries. This'll be a literal sweet gift for anyone who loves drinking tea, coffee, or honey-drizzled foods.

    a jar of honey
    Zach & Zoë

    Zach & Zoë is a Black, family-owned business that cares for the bees AND produces the honey themselves. Several reviewers on their site noted how great this creamed honey is in coffee.

    Promising review: "Tried creamed honey for the first time with this and I have to say I don't know if I'll ever go back to regular liquid honey. The taste was so pure and sweet, and mixed deliciously with butter for English muffins. Can't wait to try them on my homemade biscuits! Thank you for this quality superfood!" —Cali Tran

    Get a jar from Zach & Zoë on Amazon for $50.

    5. A holiday gift bag set so your loved ones feel the melanin adoration before they even open their gift.

    Izzy & Liv

    Btw Izzy & Liv is a Black- and woman-owned business!

    Get the set on the left from Izzy & Liv for $12 and the bag on the right in a set for $12.

    6. A Footnanny Footcare kit because no need to ~tip-toe~ around the issue: Feet deserve the extra TLC. So, here's a three-step system that'll help 'em keep their stompers in tip-top shape.

    the footnanny kit

    The kit comes with eucalyptus cream, one Footnanny Green RESCUE Buffer, and one pair of white cotton ankle socks. BTW, Footnanny is Black- and woman-owned. Woot!

    Get the kit from Footnanny on Amazon for $50 (available in two sizes).

    7. Self-tie headbands that'll make perfect stocking stuffers. Plus, they're super cute and will likely be a gift that the recipient will use over and over again.


    These are by The Wrap life which is a Black- and woman-owned business known for its fabulous hair wraps.

    Get them from The Wrap Life on Amazon for $16 (available in seven colors based on Pantone's Skintone Guide; free Prime one-day delivery).

    8. A pair of truffle-based sauces (black truffle *ranch* and *Sriracha*) to drizzle on just about everything that's belly-bound. This'll be the memorable gift for anyone who loves cooking, eating, or BOTH.

    The two squeeze bottles of sauce in a Black and gold gift box

    The super pretty box makes it giftable whether you choose to wrap it or not! Trufflin is a Black- and woman-owned small business founded by a French woman with a family history in the truffle business and an Atlanta-based chef.

    Get it from Trufflin on Amazon for $47.99.

    9. DIY cocktail (or mocktail!) kits for anyone who's missed the fun — and deliciousness — of an expertly crafted bar drink this year. You can treat them to their favorite classics like margaritas and Moscow mules OR give 'em something for the season like Cranberry Sauce or Apple Pie cocktails. 👅🍸🍹

    InBooze / Etsy

    For the spicy margarita: Just place the infusion bag in a container (like a mason jar) with tequila. Infuse for at least three days, then just take out the bag and make your drink! Btw, InBooze is a Black woman-owned Etsy shop based in Michigan. All their packets are handmade, filled with dehydrated fruits, veggies, spices, and herbs — and each kit is enough to infuse 8 to 10 cocktails. Bottoms up, babies!

    Promising review: "I can’t believe how good this is. The flavor is unreal." —Amber Horton

    Get the classic Moscow Mule kit from InBooze on Etsy for $15 (available in 17 flavors; the Cranberry Sauce cocktail mix def has my name all over it.)

    10. Twelve AM Co. furry slippers to give their staycation shoe game a luxe, fluffy update.

    model wearing the faux fur slippers in tan
    Twelve AM Co.

    These babies can be worn indoors or outdoors but tbh, they're so comfortable, they probs won't want to leave the house. BTW, Twelve AM Co. is a Black- and woman-owned brand.

    Get them from Twelve AM Co. on Amazon for $48 (available in three colors and sizes 7-11).

    11. A Pineapple & Papaya Exfoliating Mask that'll be perfect to gift a seasoned skincare enthusiast yet it's gentle enough for a skincare newbie. (Pssst. This is YOUR chance to be a total snob about folks using a physical exfoliator since this is a chemical one. Check 'em boo!)

    Beauty Strike

    The mask is meant to work for all skin types and it's vegan. Apply it with clean hands on a clean face and neck. Leave it on for five to 10 minutes, then massage it into skin. Follow that process up with a moisturizer and if you do it in the morning, then follow that with SPF!

    AND! Beauty Strike doesn't just make great skincare products; it's community-vested through and through. This business is Black- and woman-owned by a third-generation beauty enthusiast and esthetician, Emani Mone Jeter. Her studio offers monthly yoga and wellness classes, occasional book clubs, and skincare classes. Plus, the brand has a recycling program that'll give you a 15% discount off your next order if you return one qualifying empty container and 25% off for two or more. Then? Then?! The studio also has an IRL community produce refrigerator that sits outside of the building and provides free produce to locals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You could even donate to it remotely in $5+ increments.

    Get the exfoliator from Beauty Strike for $24 and make a donation to the community fridge for $5+.

    12. A Black History tote bag for anyone who knows Black History matters 24/7/365. The bag features a Civil Rights-inspired button design, including the faces and words of icons like Martin Luther King Jr., Angela Davis, Malcolm X, and more. This'll have 'em set up nice for Black History Month 2021, btw.

    Tote in black
    The Trinigee / Etsy

    Promising review: "I love my tote bag!!! I am using it for work and have so much space. It is unique and I love the statement it makes about Black history. My order was received in a timely manner and my shopping experience was great! I am already looking/shopping around to see what I can order next." —Vontressa

    Get it from The Trinigee on Etsy for $25+ (available in three colors and three sizes).

    13. A Mented Cosmetics lipstick set because 'tis the season for richly-pigmented colors that'll also keep puckers from drying out in cool weather. Moisturized, buttery lips, here they come!

    These lipsticks offer a semi-matte finish and they're VEGANNN. Mented is also Black- and woman-owned, baby! The lipstick trio will come snugly encased in a black and gold gift box that closes via magnet.

    Get it from Mented Cosmetics for $50.

    14. A Mielle Organics Holiday Curl Kit that — trust me — the naturalista in your life will be happy to receive and add to the ever-growing product selection in their bathroom.

    the natural hair kit

    Mielle Organics is Black- and woman-owned. This kit will come with the Rosemary Mint Growth Oil and the Moisture RX Overnight Conditioner. Also, the product is labeled for all hair types.

    Promising review (for the conditioner): "I recently purchased this product in-store at Target which was the last one on the shelf. I loved it so much that I purchased two additional ones online for my daughters. It was delivered on-time and in perfect condition... This product is Curly Girl Friendly, protein-, and aloe-free (my hair does not respond well to aloe), with coconut and glycerin. It is also cruelty-free. As per the instructions, it is basically an overnight pre-poo since it states to shampoo it out of your hair, but I’ve only left it on a few hours. This product made my parched, frizzy hair moisturized, hydrated, and detangled. It gave my natural 3b-4a curls life. I wish they had a regular conditioner from this line but I will try the leave-in conditioner next. I highly recommend this product. You won’t be disappointed." —Absolute Best

    Get it from Target for $9.99.

    15. A science-themed eyeshadow palette called "Sodium Fine" (get it?! 🤣🧪🔬) for beauty lovers who'll always be down to ~experiment~ with fun colors.

    @makeupscientistcosmetics / Via, @makeupscientistcosmetics / Via

    From the beaker shape to its science-themed shadow names like "Comet" (shimmer coppery red shade), "Area 51" (a matte highlight shade), and "Dexter" (a purple glitter) — this palette is beyond cool. It's also cruelty-free and vegan! And, you'll be supporting a small Black-owned business based in North Carolina.

    Promising review: "This palette is amazing!!!!! It’s so pigmented. The colors pop extremely well. I can’t wait to see what other palettes this brand has to come." —Jasmine

    Get it from Makeup Scientist Cosmetics for $45 (features 12 colors in a mix of shimmers, glitters, and matte shades).

    16. A CurlMix four-step wash-and-go hair system that'll provide a start-to-finish process for keeping those curls popping and thoroughly moisturized.

    The lavender moisturizing formula
    Curl Mix

    It includes a clarifying shampoo, hydrating conditioner, moisturizer, and gel. The products are mostly for folks with hair textures ranging from 2A–4C. Alsooo, the brand has a hair quiz on its official website to help you figure out which system works best! CurlMix is a Black-owned family business.

    Get it from CurlMix on Amazon for $80 (available in five formulas including a fragrance-free option; free Prime one-day shipping).

    17. A Pat McGrath mini-lipstick set because, yes, every lipstick fanatic deserves a luxe pout from the makeup icon herself! These lippies will give the perf pop of color AND baby they won't budge.

    three lipsticks from the brand which are pink, mauve, and red. They come in a gold package.

    The shades in this trio are Executive Realness (a velvety plum), Elson 2 (rouge), and Soft Core (a satin pink). Btw, Pat McGrath Labs is a Black- and woman-owned brand! Woot!

    Promising review: "These lipsticks feel hydrating on the lips and are super pigmented. They have beautiful packaging and are perfect for being on the go." —StephR9

    Get it from Sephora for $25.

    18. Personalized animated backpacks that'll surely make any kid smile when they pull their stuff out of it each day — especially if you grab one that matches whatever profession the kid is dreaming of being these days.

    BrownKidSwagcom / Etsy

    If you'd like to put a kid's name on it, then just add the name before adding the bag to your cart (12-letter limit). These cool backpacks are by a Black-owned Etsy shop called BrownKidSwagcom based in New York. It also features bookbags, masks, lunch boxes, and more customizable items!

    Promising review: "This product is AMAZING and so is Marcel (the seller)!!!! The quality is durable and the design just oozes #BlackGirlMagic. So, there’s the huge compartment in the back for a laptop, the main compartment, and a front, smaller compartment. The main compartment has two inside pockets, one of which has a zipper! It has three compartments! SYDNEY LOOOOOOOVED IT!" —Brandi Anderson

    Get the astronaut backpack on the left from BrownKidSwagcom on Etsy for $36.99+ (available in two sizes) and the STEM one on the right for $44.99 (available with the cartoons in different shades of brown to suit what represents a kid the best).

    19. Grace Eleyae satin-lined beanies to keep their head cozy and hair protected. They'll also come with a drawstring inside to help 'em get that perfect fit.


    BTW, Grace Eleyae is Black- and woman-owned!

    Get them from Grace Eleyae on Amazon for $50 (available in three colors; one size; free delivery).

    20. A bedazzled "Ugly Christmas Sweater" by the d.bleu.dazzled brand, for the person you know who lives for a sparkly style moment. The glitzy top is available in a full winter holiday collection!

    The tights with silver stars on legs

    Btw, d.bleu.dazzled is Black- and woman-owned. The founder, indie designer Destiney Bleu, hand-embellishes each sparkly piece. You've def seen her hosiery and dazzling lingerie pieces on folks like Beyoncé (her latest look was shown in Black Is King 👑), Mariah Carey, RIH-FRIGGIN'-ANNA, and more! She offers hosiery in a variety of nude shades that includes all skin tones. Plus, you can order custom variations of her designs with a simple email to the brand. Treat yo' self!

    Get the sweatshirt from d.bleu.dazzled for $40 and shop the full Winter Holiday Collection (pay options include PayPal, Google-, and Shop-pay).

    21. A simple tote so while they carry nearly their whole life on their shoulders, they'll also be reminded of the shoulders we all stand on with affirmative quotes from powerful Black women from the past and present including Oprah, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison.

    Instagram / rayo & honey / Via

    The bag is made in America with 100% cotton. It has two internal zipper pockets with twill zipper pulls. Also, the Brooklyn-based Rayo & Honey brand is Black- and woman-owned. Everything's handmade!

    Get it from Amazon for $65 (available in five styles; free one-day shipping with Prime).

    22. Etched stackable rings by linguaNigra to give them a simple standout accessory they'll want to find extra reasons to wave "hi" and "bye" to show off. They're made with sterling silver and plated with 22-karat gold.

    The stackable rings on hand
    linguaNigra / Etsy

    Btw, linguaNigra is a Black- and woman-owned brand based in Chicago, Illinois.

    Get them from linguaNigra on Etsy for $27+ each (available in sizes 6-8 and in gold or silver).

    23. A cozy fleece-lined hoodie but not just any hoodie — one with satin lining in the hood so it'll minimize hair damage that often comes with abrasive fabrics like cotton and polyester.

    Instagram / KINApparel / Giphy / Via, Instagram / KINApparel / Via

    BTW, this business is Black- and woman-owned!

    Get them from KIN Apparel's latest fall collection for $79.99 (available in 19 styles and sizes S-4XL) OR the thinner hoodies for $54.99 (available in eight styles and sizes S-4XL).

    24. Gold-plated freshwater pearl huggie earrings worth tossing into a few stockings (including your own!) this season. Come through, baroque pearls!

    The three pairs of earrings: gold studs with dangling baroque pearls, gold open hoops with dangling small round pearls, and baroque pearl open hoops

    Stella and Hass is a Black- and woman-owned brand!

    Get them from Stella and Hass on Amazon for $29.97.

    25. An E Marie blanket set to give yourself the cuddliest, coziest chilling experience. It'll come with the rib-knit blanket and eye mask. Oh, what's that I hear? Relaxation calling? Brb.


    The blanket set will also come in a travel bag so you can take this baby in the car with you or wherever else. It'll be a super clutch grab for any socially distanced tailgating or drive-in events you attend during the holiday season.

    Get it from E Marie on Amazon for $98 (free shipping; available in 11 colors).

    26. Stunning Africa-shaped resin coasters in a multitude of colors that'll make beautiful statement pieces in your home.

    two black coasters shaped like Africa with gold trim with a glass of an iced beverage
    Rain + Sky Home / Instagram / Via

    The coasters are from a small Black- and woman-owned business called Rain + Sky that's based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founder Asia Clayborne had this to say about her brand to The Urban Twist:

    "My coasters are a testament to the beauty of Africa and the beauty of our people. The beauty that often goes unnoticed but when you see our pieces you realize it is a beauty like no other."

    Get the black and gold coaster set for $27+ (originally $30+) and shop additional color options on the Rain + Sky Home site.

    27. Bright wall art that'll bring a blend of vintage-style photos of their favorite people with backgrounds bursting with color. You could even order a custom print with a photo of THEM or their special loved one paired with a bold backdrop.

    Etsy / Frequency of Love

    Soooo many reviewers raved about not only the art being great but also their experience with the seller, Zoë, being absolutely wonderful. Oh yeah, the Frequency of Love shop is a Black-owned brand based in the UK! 💞

    Promising review: "Beautiful artwork. Very unique. The seller was extremely nice and communicates with you during the shipping process. I got this super fast in light of COVID. I love it. Thank you." —Jasmine

    Get the Marsha P. Johnson print from Frequency of Love on Etsy for $39.79+ (four sizes), the Kobe Bryant print for $39.79+ (four sizes), the Sade print for $36.79+ (two sizes), and the Lauryn Hill print for $76.85+ (two sizes)

    28. A Literary Ancestors planter to celebrate the most prolific writers in history. (Pssst... this'll also maybe ~plant~ a seed in their head to revisit their favorite title by these legends.)

    a black planter with the first names listed out in white. from top to bottom, the names are: james, ralph, Langston, Richard, ta-nehisi, and august.
    Rooted In Blk Co.

    Get it from Rooted In Blk Co. for $22 (also available with a list of female literary ancestors) and check out all the fabulous plant accessories on the site.

    29. Black authors' books from Bookshop since a percentage of your purchase will go toward helping local bookstores thrive in business. Helping them get their read on AND the greater good is mos def a lovely holiday gift. Remember, supporting Black authors IS supporting a Black-owned biz. They're self-employed entrepreneurs just like the folks who have online or in-person storefronts. 📚👌🏿

    BuzzFeed / Marquaysa Battle

    Bookshop donates 10% of your purchase to local bookstores. You even get to choose which bookstore near you that the money will go to, as long as they have a curated shop on the site so you may even be able to double up and select a Black-owned bookstore to receive money from your purchase of a Black author. Yes, even if you buy books in the Bookshop marketplace that aren't from *that* shop.

    BTW, the book shown here is Michael Arceneaux's I Don't Want To Die Poor, which I recently finished and it's SO GOOD! It's a supremely well-written series of essays on the financial, emotional, physical, and social impact of student loans on a millennial who's also Black and queer. The entire book is witty and fun without cropping a single thing out of the very ugly picture that is the student loan debt crisis. While the book informs in a bunch of ways, it was definitely the "Float On" chapter for me, where Arceneaux reckons with multi-generational coping mechanisms. POW-ER-FUL.

    Get the book from Bookshop for $15.64+ (originally $17+; available in paperback, e-book, and audiobook forms) OR browse a bunch of different titles on the site.

    30. A science-themed jigsaw puzzle to encourage the kid in your life who adores everything about experimenting with strange concoctions. At least with this puzzle, there'll be less of a mess for you to clean up after them.

    the puzzle put  together with a little boy pouring a concoction into a beaker. He's wearing a white lab coat and protective goggles. one piece is missing from the puzzle and sitting right beside it.
    Puzzle Huddle

    BTW, it's by the brand Puzzle Huddle which makes cool puzzles for kids with diverse images. Heads up, there's also a version of this puzzle with a little girl on it. Puzzle Huddle is Black-owned and was created by a father who wanted to create puzzles that represented his children AND other Black and brown kids.

    Get it from Puzzle Huddle on Amazon for $23.19 OR the alternate version for $20.54 (comes with 100 pieces).

    31. The Brilliant or BS card game for anyone in your life who lives for a good game night at the house. This'll be an easy game since knowing the *actual* trivia answers isn't the point of it exactly. It'll have players questioning their judgment, their friends' and fam's knowledge, and maybe doing a lil' bit of lying 🥴😂.

    Brilliant or BS, Instagram / Brilliant or BS / Via

    Da Rulez 💚💞: Each player has to use their A, B, or C cards to answer a trivia question but that's not all. They have to provide a very convincing reason to convince the designated "judge" that their answer is 100% right. The judge awards the "Brilliant" card to the person who's spiel they believe. The person who earns the "Brilliant" card gets points for convincing the judge (whether they're right or not). Then there's the big reveal: Each player reveals their answer (f/ the A, B, and C cards). Players who got the right answer get a point. The judge gets a point if their "brilliant" card went to someone who got it right but loses a point if the person got it wrong. The person with the most points after everyone's been the judge twice wins the game. May the best BS'er win!

    Promising review: "Super fun trivia game! I played with the family during quarantine and everyone had a blast. The questions were a nice mix of challenging yet reasonably familiar." —Collette Benson

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 or directly from Brilliant or BS for $19.99.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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